CALL IT WHAT IT IS

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The International Olympic committee seems to be having it out for Black women around the world in 2021 and the evidence continues to mount with the passing weeks. One after another are getting disqualified for the 2020 Summer Games. Black Athletes around the world should be uniting together toward […]

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BASEBALL CHEATING AGAIN

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Major League Baseball just can’t get this right from the 1919 Chicago White Sox World Series scandal to New York Yankee pitcher Gerrit Cole putting a foreign substance on the baseball on the mound, cheating has always been a part of this game. To add insult to injury they […]

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MARTIN-2005-OSAKA-2021

CASEY MARTIN 2005- NAOMI OSAKA 2021 DISABLED ATHLETES STILL BATTLEBy Gary Norris Gray May 30, 2021 Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open because she had issues with her mental health and with being forced to do interviews after matches. The signs of distress were all there, years ago but the sports world ignored them. […]

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THE CIRCUS RETURNS TO JACKSONVILLE

THE CIRCUS RETURNS TO JACKSONVILLE Gary Norris Gray-BASN Staff Reporter Urban Meyer and Tim Tebow will now be forever linked in professional football history and the circus has just begun in Florida. Meyer, new head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars wants to change the lingering losing culture of the Jaguar locker-room. Meyer wants his former […]

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AMERICA FIGHTING YOURSELF

AMERICA FIGHTING YOURSELF Gary Norris Gray- Staff Reporter In the year 2021 the United States of American finds the country fighting with itself and no end in sight. It is Liberal vs. Conservative, it is north vs. south, red states vs. blue states, it is suburb vs. city; it is migrant vs. citizen, and yes, […]

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BLACK FIELD GENERALS-PART II THE END OF THE POCKET PASSER

BLACK FIELD GENERALS – PART II THE END OF POCKET PASSERS Gary Norris Gray-Staff Reporter The wheels of progress turn very slowly when it moves against the norm. African American quarterbacks are forcing professional football teams to change their offenses, slowly. The National Football continues to promote pocket passers, like Jared Goff-Los Angeles Rams-Detroit, Matthew […]

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BLACK FIELD GENERALS

BLACK FIELD GENERALS- Gary Norris Gray-Staff Reporter Even with Black quarterbacks Doug Williams (1988), Russell Wilson (2014), and Patrick Mahomes (2019) already having won three Super Bowls, and others playing in eight, as the National Football League approaches its 100th anniversary with Black quarterbacks still having to prove they belong on the field. From Fritz […]

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THE GOP’S DISGRACE

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The American people have been dealing with a ROGUE president. This president cannot or will not deal with reality and has done so the last four years. President Trump has created another mess in Washington, D.C. with his recent antics. Not since 1814 our nation’s Capitol was ransacked and […]

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SHAME ON YOU, AMERICA

SHAME ON YOU, AMERICA Gary Norris Gray-Staff Reporter The United States of America needs to take a good look at itself after this year’s 2020 presidential elections. This country should be ashamed of itself for supporting a bigot, sexist, racist, ablest, despicable, narcissist, and just a mean individual. They should be ashamed supporting a man […]

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